This made me think of how back in the day royalty had the "food tasters" who would eat/drink something to make sure it wasn't poisoned.
"I want to go down on my wife, do me a favor and take a quick taste first"
"There is an expression; all men are created equal. This statement is a lie, no doubt created to help those who wallow in mediocrity feel better about themselves." The Lady Persephone, Grand Mistress of the Circle.